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Interview: Going on an Elephant Journey with Rob Laidlaw Part 2

July 18th, 2016

This is the second part of our interview with Rob Laidlaw, the author of Elephant Journey. Our discussion about the three Toronto Zoo elephants moves into the dangers currently faced by elephants in the wild, the current projects that Zoocheck, Rob’s not-for-profit, is working on, and a sneak preview at Rob’s next book with Pajama […]

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Interview: Going on an Elephant Journey with Rob Laidlaw Part 1

July 11th, 2016

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to sit down with Rob Laidlaw, the author of Elephant Journey, when he stopped by our office. He answered some of my questions about the incredible true story of three elephants’ transfer from the Toronto Zoo, and we chatted more about the welfare of animals in captivity […]

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CCBC Interviews Suzanne Del Rizzo

June 1st, 2016

CCBC has interviewed Suzanne Del Rizzo, the illustrator of Sky Pig by Jan L. Coates, for their June 2016 newsletter. She discusses how she became an illustrator, her creative process, the books she and her kids are loving just now, and what’s next for her. – “Sky Pig just hit the shelves in April, and […]

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Diversity Day Interview with Karen Bass

May 21st, 2016

The Hill is a supernatural survival-thriller by award-winning author Karen Bass that draws inspiration from the true story of a remote plane crash and the Cree Wîhtiko legend. For the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, I sat down with Karen to discuss The Hill’s protagonists: Jared, an affluent white teen from Edmonton, and […]

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Interview with Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch: Dance of the Banished and the Armenian Genocide

April 23rd, 2015

On April 24, 2015, Armenians around the world will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, a systematic campaign by Turkish leaders in the Ottoman Empire to remove the empire’s Christian Armenian population. As evidenced by recent headlines, the subject is controversial today because the Turkish government denies that these deportations and killings can […]

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Malala recommends Deborah Ellis

August 21st, 2014

In an interview with the New York Times Sunday Book Review, educational activist Malala Yousafzai spoke about one of her favourite contemporary authors, Deborah Ellis: “I like writers who can show me worlds I know nothing about, but my favorites are those who create characters or worlds which feel realistic and familiar to me, or […]

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Simcoe Reformer discusses Moon at Nine with Deborah Ellis

July 3rd, 2014

“While the book covers a nationality and subject matter she hasn’t covered yet, it does have many of the same themes. “I write about courage and how people find it,” said Ellis. Ellis’ work often explores social justice and human rights. She noted the issues explored in Moon at Nine will resonate with people in […]

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Interview with Victoria Allenby

November 15th, 2013

Victoria Allenby is the author of Nat the Cat Can Sleep Like That, a picture book illustrated by Tara Anderson that CM Magazine has “Highly Recommended” as “a perfect choice for bedtime and storytimes for young children.” This week Victoria chatted with Pajama Press publicist Erin Woods about her own story. This transcript is part […]

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Meghan Marentette interview on Global TV

November 14th, 2013

Meghan  Marentette‘s mouse adventure novel The Stowaways has been scampering into hearts across the country. Today the well-travelled mice made an appearance with their author on Global TV Halifax. You can watch the interview below, complete with some shots of Dean Griffiths’ wonderful illustrations.

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